New Mexico Archives - My Family Travels
Young girl rides a brown horse at Vista Verde Ranch, Clark, Colorado.
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The Worry-Free Western Dude Ranch Vacation

Try rock-climbing, fly fishing, hiking, falconry, yoga and a massage -- all available on a worry-free, Western dude ranch vacation. There’s plenty of opportunities to ride, of...

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Two women and girl walk across a pedestrian bridge carrying beverages
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8 Best Resorts for Same Sex Families

Every family, including same sex families, looks for vacations where everyone feels welcomed. Gay couples with kids, however, have an added dilemma. Same sex parents must choose...

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Sunset along Highway I-25 heading north from Albuquerque to Santa Fe.
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Road Trip USA: Exploring The Diverse Cultures of New Mexico

Explore the byways and historic Camino Real on a New Mexico road trip and add unexpected pleasures to your Southwestern overland adventure.

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Shopping at the Native American Portal Market at the Palace of the Governors in Santa Fe.
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Santa Fe With Kids

Four hundred years of history guarantee that Santa Fe with kids -- or without -- is a fascinating destination. Architecture, shops, restaurants and museums feature a sophisticated...

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Private tub cabana at Riverbend Hot Springs, Truth or Consequences, New Mexico
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Hot Springs of Truth or Consequences

Spa going in the hot springs of Truth or Consequences, New Mexico is a quirky family endeavor that may start your kids on a lifelong path to wellness. It's also among the most...

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Family in snow gear outside Alta Lodge, Utah
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The Best Ski and Snow Family Vacations

Who knew? Despite strict COVID-19 protocols, including required reservations and reduced capacity at many resorts, the 2021 ski and snow family vacation season was the fifth best...

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Backpackers disembark at the Amtrak train station at Whitefish, Montana
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5 Top Train Trips for Exploring the West

Simplify your family vacation planning with these five top train trips for exploring America’s Western states. Each of these rail travel adventures are sure to make for interesting...

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Two families sit in front of a firepit on the patio of YotelPAD Park City in Utah.
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What Is Spring Skiing During COVID Like?

What will spring skiing during COVID be like in 2021? Many families are asking the same question as they plan a

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Cowboy holds up a girl so she can groom her horse at Elkhorn Ranch in Arizona.
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Sun, Snow and Wide-Open Spaces at a Family Dude Ranch

Picture yourselves on horseback galloping across wide open spaces at a family dude ranch. Have you ever ridden through deserts dotted with giant cactus?  

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